J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours

ISBN 978-1-84976-386-8

Joseph Mallord William Turner Bolton Abbey and the River Wharfe, from the North 1816

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Folio 12 Recto:
Bolton Abbey and the River Wharfe, from the North 1816
D09795
Turner Bequest CXXXIV 6
Pencil on white wove paper with gilt edges, 179 x 254 mm
Watermark ‘J Whatman | 1811’ (lower part of date trimmed at edge of leaf)
Inscribed by John Ruskin in red ink ‘6’ bottom right (faint)
Blind-stamped with Turner Bequest monogram bottom right
Stamped in black ‘CXXXIV – 6’ bottom right
 
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
The ruined east end of Bolton’s ruined church is seen looking south across the River Wharfe. For other views of the abbey see under folio 7 recto (D09874; Turner Bequest CXXXIV 73).
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Matthew Imms
July 2014

How to cite

Matthew Imms, ‘Bolton Abbey and the River Wharfe, from the North 1816 by Joseph Mallord William Turner’, catalogue entry, July 2014, in David Blayney Brown (ed.), J.M.W. Turner: Sketchbooks, Drawings and Watercolours, Tate Research Publication, September 2014, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner/joseph-mallord-william-turner-bolton-abbey-and-the-river-wharfe-from-the-north-r1147363, accessed 28 February 2021.